Faculty/Staff Profile

Jill Drake

Jill Drake, Ed. D.


Phone: 678-839-6080 | Fax: 678-839-6063

Email:  jdrake@westga.edu;  jreddish@westga.edu

Office: Education Annex 125


Dr. Jill Drake is a Professor of Mathematics Education in the Department of Learning and Teaching. She teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in early childhood education. Her research focuses on assessment in mathematics education, problem posing, and teaching mathematics to diverse populations. She is internationally recognized for her research on problem posing and she recently published two mathematics activity books for high school and middle school students. Prior to her appointment at UWG, Dr. Drake was an educator at the early childhood, elementary, and middle school levels.


  • B.S., Education, Florida State University, 1990
  • M.Ed., Education, Florida State University, 1995
  • Ed.S., Education, Florida State University, 1995
  • Education -18 hours of Math PostDoc, University of Georgia, 1999

Courses and Sections

  • Courses Taught
    • ECED-4251 (Assess & Correct Math Educ)    
    • ECED-6249 (Seminar For P-5 Teachers)    
    • ECED-7259 (Investig Math Methods/Material)    
    • EDME-7271 (Elementary Mathematics I)    
    • EDME-7271L (Elem Mathematcis I Lab)    
    • EDME-7273 (Adv Strat for Teach Elem Math)    
    • EDME-7273L (Adv Strat Teach Elem Math Lab)    
    • EDSI-9941 (Models of School Impr & Reform)    
    • EDSI-9998 (Research for Doc Dissertation)    
  • Spring 2013 Sections
    • ECED-7259 (Investig Math Methods/Material) Section: N51
    • EDME-7271 (Elementary Mathematics I) Section: 41   [View Syllabus]
    • EDME-7271L (Elem Mathematcis I Lab) Section: 41   [View Syllabus]
    • EDSI-9998 (Research for Doc Dissertation) Section: N01

Selected Publications

  •  [View Publication]
  • Cates, J. & Drake, J. (2009) Stack-n-Pack: Connecting mathematical representations: Algebra. Timnath, CO: Learning Advantage.
  • Cates, J. & Drake, J. (2009) Stack-n-Pack: Connecting mathematical representations: Geometry. Timnath, CO: Learning Advantage.